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Primary & Early Childhood Education

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Referencing Style

The MU Froebel Department advises that you consult your student handbook.


Disclaimer: Your first port of call for Referencing guidance should be your Department's handbook.

But you can check out our Referencing guide for help laying out your references.

Welcome to the Primary & Early Childhood Education Subject Guide

In this online guide for Primary and Early Childhood Education, we have gathered together important information on:

  • Books & eBooks provided by Maynooth University Library for your studies.
  • Our most recommended Journals & Databases for studying Primary and Early Childhood Education.
  • Some useful Online Resources related to Primary and Early Childhood Education that the Library has selected for you.
  • Short Tutorials & Quizzes designed by the Library to help you practice key skills.
  • Top Tips for studying Primary and Early Childhood Education from the Library.
  • The Referencing Style for the Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education.

Use our contact form on the left if you have difficulty finding the information you need.

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Using LibrarySearch:

LibrarySearch allows you to explore and locate books, articles, databases, DVDs and more at Maynooth University Library in one place. Further advice on using LibrarySearch is available from our Successful Searching guide.

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